Tag Archives: Native American

2019 Year in Review

We look forward to continuing our purpose of championing a brighter future for Native American communities in 2020. For now, here’s a recap of our readers’ favorite blog posts of 2019.

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Recently in Native News

With the end of 2019 near and the start of a new decade upon us, news around Indian Country continues to make national headlines. Please enjoy some of the most noteworthy Native American headlines from December.

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Season’s Greetings from PWNA

Throughout 2019, PWNA remained committed to improving nutrition, education, emergency response and capacity building in Indian country.

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National Homemade Bread Day and the History of Frybread

Nov. 17 is National Homemade Bread Day, and bread is one food that knows no cultural bounds. However, this day is also a reminder of the darker history behind Indian frybread.

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Recently in Native News

Native American issues are gaining more national attention as cities across the country recognize Indigenous Peoples Day and celebrate Native American traditions, culture and art.

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Winter on the Reservation: Would You Choose to Heat or Eat?

Many Native American Elders are at risk in their own homes, every single day. Winter is no exception… and poverty brings its own kind of chill.

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PWNA Partners with Legendary Actor Wes Studi

PWNA is partnership with award-winning actor Wes Studi. Here is a sneak peak of our new PSA series developed with Wes around the widely held misconceptions related to Native American people, history and funding.

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Recently in Native News

This month in #NativeNews: The #NativeVote could swing the 2020 election, and schools will change what they teach about #NativeHistory.

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The Significance of Feathers in Native Cultures

Across America, there seems to be a disconnect when it comes to feathers, headdresses and what they mean to the Native cultures…

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Supporting Native Students through the 2019 Combined Federal Campaign

This Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) season, instead of pledging to what’s near and dear to your heart, consider giving to a Native American-serving cause such as the American Indian Education Fund.

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